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Native American performance and representation / editor S. E. Wilmer

Contributor(s): Wilmer, S. E
Publisher: Tucson : University of Arizona Press, 2009.Description: ix, 286 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780816526468DDC classification: 791.089/97
Contents:
Reframing dance, performance, and traditional stories for a postmodern era. Inventing native modern dance: a tough trip through paradise / Daystar/Rosalie Jones -- Old spirits in a new world: Pacific Northwest performance: identity, authenticity, theatricality / Sarah Bryant-Bertail -- Owners of the past: readbacks or tradition in Mi'kmaq narratives / Anne-Christine Hornborg -- The Pocahontas myth and its deconstruction in Monique Mojica's play Princess Pocahontas and the blue spots / Maria Lyytinen -- The native body in performance. Stories from the body: blood memory and organic texts / Monique Mojica -- Acts of transfer: the 1975 and 1976 productions of Raven and Body Indian by Red Earth Performing Arts Company / Julie Pearson-Little Thunder -- Embodiment as a healing process: Native American women and performance / Shelley Scott -- The hearts of its women: rape, (residential schools), and re-membering / Ric Knowles -- Native representation in drama. "People with strong hearts": staging communitism in Hanay Geiogamah's plays, Body Indian and 49 / Jaye T. Darby -- Coming-of-age on the rez: William S. Yellow Robe's The independence of Eddie Rose as Native American bildungsdrama / David Krasner -- Feathers, flutes, and drums: images of the indigenous Americans in Chicano drama / Jorge Huerta -- Metamora's revenge / Bruce McConachie -- Challenging stereotypes through film. Performance and "trickster aesthetics" in the work of Mohawk filmmaker Shelley Niro / Kristin L. Dowell -- Speaking lives, filming lives: George Burdeau and Victor Masayesva / Annie Kirby-Singh.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Reframing dance, performance, and traditional stories for a postmodern era. Inventing native modern dance: a tough trip through paradise / Daystar/Rosalie Jones -- Old spirits in a new world: Pacific Northwest performance: identity, authenticity, theatricality / Sarah Bryant-Bertail -- Owners of the past: readbacks or tradition in Mi'kmaq narratives / Anne-Christine Hornborg -- The Pocahontas myth and its deconstruction in Monique Mojica's play Princess Pocahontas and the blue spots / Maria Lyytinen -- The native body in performance. Stories from the body: blood memory and organic texts / Monique Mojica -- Acts of transfer: the 1975 and 1976 productions of Raven and Body Indian by Red Earth Performing Arts Company / Julie Pearson-Little Thunder -- Embodiment as a healing process: Native American women and performance / Shelley Scott -- The hearts of its women: rape, (residential schools), and re-membering / Ric Knowles -- Native representation in drama. "People with strong hearts": staging communitism in Hanay Geiogamah's plays, Body Indian and 49 / Jaye T. Darby -- Coming-of-age on the rez: William S. Yellow Robe's The independence of Eddie Rose as Native American bildungsdrama / David Krasner -- Feathers, flutes, and drums: images of the indigenous Americans in Chicano drama / Jorge Huerta -- Metamora's revenge / Bruce McConachie -- Challenging stereotypes through film. Performance and "trickster aesthetics" in the work of Mohawk filmmaker Shelley Niro / Kristin L. Dowell -- Speaking lives, filming lives: George Burdeau and Victor Masayesva / Annie Kirby-Singh.

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